CLINTON, N.Y. – The Bowdoin men's hockey team cruised to a 4-1 victory over host Hamilton on Saturday afternoon.
The Polar Bears climb to 5-5-1 (3-3-1 NESCAC) for a weekend of split results. The Continentals are 5-6-1 (3-3-1 NESCAC).
- Albert Washco netted his first of two goals in the game to give Bowdoin a 1-0 lead at 17:11 in the first period. On the power play, Bradley Ingersoll passed to Graham Rutledge at the top of the left circle. Rutledge split a pair of defenders with a pass to Washco in the slot for a one-timer to the upper-left corner.
- Rutledge doubled the Bowdoin lead with eight minutes remaining in the second frame. Ingersoll won a faceoff in the Hamilton zone and took a shot on net. Rutledge tucked away the rebound to extend the Polar Bears lead.
- Ronnie Lestan added a goal with 43 seconds remaining in the frame.
- Washco recorded his second goal of the game midway through the third period.
- The Continentals spoiled the shutout bid with a tally in the final five minutes.
By the Numbers
- Alex Zafonte made 40 saves for Bowdoin.
- Anthony Tirabassi made 25 stops for Hamilton.
- Bowdoin went 2-for-4 on the power play, while the hosts were 0-for-5.
- Rutledge had a goal and two assists and Ingersoll added a pair of helpers.
- Bowdoin hosts Wesleyan on Friday at 7:00 p.m.